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Public Health - Seattle & King County

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The Child Care Health website offers health promotion and disease prevention information to child care facilities throughout Seattle and King County including health policies, immunizations, communicable disease control, nutrition, child development and child behavioral issues.

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Healthy eating and physical activity

Child care health education materials
Training resources, newsletters, tip sheets and more.

Model policies and forms for child care programs
Policies, guidelines, posters, consent forms, etc.

Communicable disease letters for families
Template letters to notify families about a possible exposure to an infectious disease available in multiple languages. They advise staff and families on how to limit the spread of the disease, symptoms to look for, and whether a child may attend child care if affected.

Child Care Behavior Handbook (PDF)
A helpful guide promoting positive behavior changes in young children in child care and early learning settings.

Disaster and emergency preparedness
Forms, disaster plans and other resources in multiple languages.

Product recalls
Background information on how to sign up for the Consumer Product Safety Commission's product safety recall email alerts.

External links to child care health resources
Keeping in touch
401 5th Ave., Suite 1000
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: 206-263-8262
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